Bill Gates No Longer Richest Man In The World

Bill Gates is no longer the world’s richest man in the world!

The Microsoft tycoon was edged out of the top spot of a new Forbes list top detailing the world’s richest people by Mexican telecommunications businessman Carlos Slim, who has an estimated $500 million more than Gates.

Gates, who held the title for 16 years, actually had a very profitable 2009, collecting another $13 billion after Microsoft shares rose about 50 percent.

Other famous faces on the list include Oprah Winfrey (tied for No. 400 with $2.4 billion), Donald Trump ($2.0 billion) and designer Ralph Lauren ($4.6 billion). Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling came in at number 937 with a cool $1 billion.

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